Taxes in Canada can account for a large portion of an individual?s expenditures; as such Income Tax Planning plays an important role in providing individuals with methods to reduce and or eliminate taxes whenever possible. The Income Tax Planning Course will lead learners through completing basic income tax returns, a range of business structures, as well as federal and provincial tax legislation. Learners will also gain knowledge on how to make effective use of numerous tax deductions and credits; various types of tax advantages and the trade-offs between different benefits. Please note: Students are required to purchase membership and text from the Canadian Institute of Financial Planning (CIFP). The fee is approximately $130.00 and includes text, exams and web page extras such as additional materials, tools, and calculator.